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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Collingwood Accommodation Melbourne

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our Hostel has been best described by a previous guest as follows...

'Set in the midst of the coffee and cake fuelled scene that is Collingwood, Collingwood Backpackers is typically laid back and easy going. Its staggering distance from the popular and vibrant Brunswick street, with copius bars, live music events and atmosphere galore. A short tram ride is all it takes before you are in the depths of Melbourne city centre with shops and bars galore. Collingwood Backpackers does not cater for the 'mad fer it' backpacker but prefers to detach itself from the lets get pissed and then puke everywhere scene, instead opting for a much more relaxed approach with most of its residents choosing to stay for a few weeks rather than a couple of nights, altogether making it feel more like a home from home. As such of course it doesn't have the clinical feeling of many of the other backpacker hostels and there are only nine bedrooms in total. It is well used, so don't come here expecting a palace, it is the environment, the location and the people that sell this hostel not how it looks, don't expect power showers and a bleached kitchen and you won't be disappointed.'

We have no bars, no nightly competitions, no activities that will cost you extra, however, there exists over one hundred local pubs, bars, clubs, cafes outside our door, we are close to everything that's Melbourne.

You are welcome to stay a few nights and try us out. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 7.0

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    31 Dec 2018
    You will find it hard to leave this place, surrounded by some of the best bars & coffee in Melbourne. Couldn't have been better for my first stop in Australia, perfect for solo travellers!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    26 Feb 2019
    Best hostel in Melbourne/Australia. Unreal people and atmosphere! More of a big share house with bunch of best mates all sharing a space. The place gets dirty when people don’t look after it but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Big love CB ❤️
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    12 Oct 2019
    Fantastic accommodation option, it feels a lot more homely than other hostels in melbourne. Comfortable beds, the rooms aren’t too crowded, there’s a big kitchen and living room area with a Tv, and it’s in a great location in the middle of Collingwood. Thanks Paul for the fab stay!
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    27 Jan 2019
    Long term hostel. Good bunch of people, all very friendly. Really nice layout with a good courtyard area with a balcony outside the rooms. Kitchen is a good space, it does get messy but gets cleaned really well regularly. Owner is easygoing and a nice bloke. There is netflix and the internet is pretty decent.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    06 Mar 2019
    This hostel feels like home. It has a relaxed atmosphere & is full of fun, friendly people. There is a lot a space to hang out: a living room (with Netflix & Xbox), a courtyard & communal balconies. The kitchen can get quite messy but that adds to the atmosphere of a shared house. The rooms, bathrooms & communal areas are usually clean. The rooms are large with loads of storage space. The showers are good too. I highly recommend this hostel for those who love cats and are in Melb long term
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    02 Feb 2019
    I had a great time @ Collingwood. The other guests are super friendly and welcome to new arrivals. The owner is very relaxed and flexible. On arrival i had to ease into the hostel for a bit. I arrived on a hot day and the dorm was hot and smelly. All around the common area's and in the dorm there is stuff lingering around. Collingwood itself is an interesting upcoming neighborhood with loads of cool restaurants, bars and shops. I definitely recommend this place.
    Netherlands, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    26 Jan 2019
    That was the best hostel I’ve done in Melbourne. People are awesome there , very friendly and helpful. The neighbourhood is one of the best in Melbourne. You felt more as a big house than a hostel I recommend at 100%
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0


    30 May 2019
    Good hostel with friendly people. As a lot of people stay long term it has the feel of a shared flat with 10+ people. That’s probably why it’s a bit messy. The facilities definitely need some renovation.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6


    08 Mar 2019
    Good location, a little messy but that was during a long weekend, staff seemed polite, comfortable bed, overall pretty good, would recommend :)
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    17 Feb 2019
    Ensure all areas are thoroughly cleaned every day.
    England, Mixed Group, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • PlayStation